Wary is the ‘flavour’ of Puppy that targets older hardware. Version 5.1.3 is mostly bugfixes and minor upgrades to 5.1.2. There have been some significant improvements at the Woof level, such as a close-box on desktop drive icons and faster bootup. New applications: Default Applications Chooser, Urxvtset. New utilities: picscale, pngoverlay, yad.
Puppy Linux ‘Wary’ is a parallel development to Puppy, Luci Puppy, but with a different target market – older hardware. Puppies built with recent Linux kernel and X.Org may not work properly on older computers. In particular, some analog dial-up modem drivers cannot be compiled with recent kernels. Another major area is old video hardware […]
Quirky is a Linux distribution and is in the “Puppy Linux family”, also known as a “puplet”. However, Quirky is not a mainline Puppy release — it is a distinct distro in its own right. Quirky is built with the Woof build system, as is Puppy 4.3.x and later official puppies. Quirky is my […]
Puppy Linux 5.1, code-name ‘Lucid’ as it is binary-compatible with Ubuntu Lucid Lynx packages, has been released. The announcement and release notes say that because of the Ubuntu binary files, the development time to produce program packages that are tested and configured for Lucid Puppy is extremely short. The Puppy Linux 5.1 now offers more […]
The USB Linux installation enables you to install a portable Linux operating SYSTEM on a flash drive or USB key no larger than your thumb (thumbdrive). This portable Linux operating system can then be run from any computer that can boot from a flash device, allowing you to bring your operating system, desktop, applications, files, […]